A regional report from the New South Wales Government highlights the crucial issues facing the north coast.
The State plan is the government’s 10-year guide for planning priorities in the region.
Despite recent focus on the state of the Pacific Highway there has been no mention of increased funding for the road.
The government has repeated its commitment to the Ballina and Kempsey by-passes and says it will work on preparing transport strategies for the Mid and Far North Coast.
In regard to health, there is a plan to build Express Care Clinics.
To tackle youth unemployment the government promises training programs with local businesses and TAFE.
The government has also committed $26 million for more community housing.